“That all the peoples of the earth may know the hand of the Lord” Joshua 4:24


The Grace Free Lutheran Church (GFLC) Missions committee is five elected members of GFLC chosen to serve the congregation by:

  • Encouraging greater mission awareness and involvement in and through our congregation.
  • Encourage prayer for our missionaries through increased communication with them.

Contact us at missions@gracefreelutheran.org

January Mission Focus: Missionaries on Loan
Missionaries on Loan are AFLC members who have been called by the AFLC World Missions Department and then loaned to another mission organization.
Steve and Glenda Kvale – Wycliffe Bible Translators
Andrew and Alexis Olson – Lutheran Bible Translators
Josh and Ruthie Wagner – Lutheran Bible Translators

World Missions

Below are the missionaries that GFLC are directly supporting financially.  We also provide funding to support all AFLC Word Missionaries.


AFLC World Missions


The AFLC has had a presence in Brazil since the mid-1960’s. GFLC is supporting two of the missionary families serving the Lord there.

Jonathan & Tamba Abel

Jon & Hannah Lee



AFLC World Missions sent the first missionary family to the country in 2006. The primary goal is to teach pastors and leaders to plant churches, shepherd their congregations and train other pastors and leaders. GFLC currently supports:

Nate & Rhoda Jore



Ukraine is home to the fastest growing church in Europe. The youth of Ukraine are very open.  Josiah Venture has a strategic opportunity to help by modeling healthy discipleship of young people through the local church in a culture that is responding to God‘s call. GLFC supports:

Tomasz and Miriam Chmiel



Journey Missions

Journey Missions exists to give people opportunities to visit our AFLC Mission Fields through one to three week mission trips and short term assistant opportunities.  GFLC is supporting:

Jon & Heidi Nelson


Orality Institute

The International Orality Institute employs an oral style of instruction, using the parables and question-and-answer style of teaching that Jesus used. The ministry began in 2007, with the primary training being done in Uganda and India. GFLC currently supports:

Dr. Kevin Olson


Home Missions Support

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:19-20


The Grace Free Lutheran Church (GFLC) Missions committee is working to bring greater awareness to the missions work that occurs right here at home in our neighborhoods and location in Minnesota.

Stay tuned for more!


AFLC Home Missions